During the 2015-2016 school year, a total of 8,524 students were tested in Illinois. Of the 6,784 juniors and seniors that were tested, only 17.44% were tested under Option 8. The remaining juniors and seniors had their test results sent to recruiters without parental consent.
The 20 largest testing sessions assessed a total of 2,243 students. 296 sessions tested 10 students or fewer.
The ASVAB test was conducted in 234 schools across the state. 7 of these schools report that they made the test mandatory. Consequently, 170 students are confirmed to have been required to take the ASVAB; there may be more, judging from the numbers in some schools.